by U2

Album: The Unforgettable Fire (1984)
  • Earth sky sea and rain
    Is she coming back again
    Men of straw, snooker hall
    Words that build or destroy
    Dirt dry bone sand and stone
    Barbed-wire fence cut me down
    I'd like to be around
    In a spiral staircase
    To the higher ground

    And I, like a firework, explode
    Roman candle lightning lights up the sky

    In the cracked streets trampled under foot
    Sidestep, sidewalk
    I see you stare into space
    Have I got closer now
    Behind the face

    Oh tell me
    Charity dance with me
    Turn me around tonight
    Up through spiral staircase
    To the higher ground

    Slide show sea side town
    Coca-Cola, football, radio, radio, radio
    Radio, radio, radio Writer/s: Adam Clayton, Dave Evans, Larry Mullen, Paul Hewson
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 3

  • Shawn from Frostburg, MdMusical poetry.
  • Greg from Hudsonville, MiWho is Cherry in the song?
  • Angela from Hagerstown, MdA beautiful song, one of my favourites.
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